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house Bill H.R. 733

To provide for an accounting of total United States contributions to the United Nations.

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      Committee on Foreign Affairs
    IntroducedJanuary 30th, 2017

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Official Title

To provide for an accounting of total United States contributions to the United Nations.

Summary

This bill requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to report annually to Congress regarding all assessed and voluntary U.S. contributions to the United Nations (U.N.) and its affiliated agencies and related bodies during the previous fiscal year. The report shall include: (1) the total amount of all assessed and voluntary U.S. contributions to the U.N. and its affiliated agencies and related bodies; (2) the approximate percentage of U.S. contributions to each such agency or body in a fiscal year when compared with all such contributions in that fiscal year; and (3) the amount, description, and purpose of each contribution, the identity of the donating U.S. agency, and the identity of the recipient U.N. agency or body. The first report shall include information for the previous three fiscal years. OMB shall post a version of such report on a publicly available website.
    Transparency is what we need at every Agency of our government. So much more when it comes to where our tax dollars are concerned.
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    The United Nations wastes money and is an international bureaucracy. There is internal corruption and they don't stop corrupt governments like Maduro in Venezuela. The UN promotes abortion and other liberal issues. They are anti-Israel. They allow US enemies to speak freely and suppress views that don't conform to their ideological bias. Numerous cases of sexual abuse by their peacekeeping forces. The list of negatives goes on and on. We need more than transparency. We need a major reform of the UN and accountability.
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    The word is transparency. That is what this country needs
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    With the fact that the UN seems to stand against what the majority of Americans believe (i.e. Israel), we should absolutely demand an accounting of taxpayer funds going to this organization.
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    The first step to fiscal accountability is identifying how much money you're spending on something...and in this case it's probably ridiculously lopsided compared to other member nations
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    Absolutely! Transparency! Transparency!
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    Transparency is mandatory.
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    It would be nice to see where our money is going as a debt tends to increase daily. Only one president in our history did not inherit debt.
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    Anything else would be criminal
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    Transparency
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